The population is usually divided into three sections: the urban, the urban residents, the countryside, the villagers, and the Bedouins who are the inhabitants of the Badia. The name of the village denotes a small population that lives a simple life relying on local resources to meet its needs, and often works in agriculture and grazing livestock, Often the village lacks the presence of recreational and educational services, unlike the city community.
Social aspects in the village
Some of the social features in the village include:
- The inhabitants of the village are characterized by homogeneity, as they are often relatives and cousins, everyone knows each other, and they have good relations, such as: marriage relations or joint work relations, and their number is small, and the area in which their homes are distributed is small, and their housing is close.
- Its residents are similar in material levels, as they practice the same work, and are affected by the same natural and life conditions; therefore we find greater social cohesion, and the preservation of customs, traditions and authentic values unlike cities, in the holidays all the residents of the village visit, and in the winter days there are many family evenings.
- The people of the villages usually apply social solidarity in them, as participation in joys and sorrows is a fundamental issue, and it is linked to the dignity of the person, it is not acceptable to establish joy in the village and there is death or sadness, and this is rejected by the general of the villagers, and the people of the village are characterized by fear and assistance more than what we see In the sons of the city, and if one of the members of the village is exposed to financial hardship, we find the rest of its members come to him to help him with what they can.
- Its residents work in agriculture and herding livestock, and among them are those in simple government jobs.
Urban features in the village
Among the urban manifestations in the village are the following:
- The buildings are modest and small in size, and the house often consists of two rooms and their benefits, a small square attached to it, and a room on the side of the square that is designated for the accommodation of some animals that the family acquires.
- The houses are independent; that is, they are not floors, and were previously built of stone and mud, which are available in the local environment, and with the help and assistance of the villagers.
- Her homes contain specific amounts of furniture, which are essential for a simple life.
- Its streets are narrow, and old buildings extend directly along the road.
- Government buildings, unlike the city, are lacking in existence, as these buildings contribute to their progress and prosperity.
- There are no markets or shops in the village because of its low population and low purchasing power.
- Many entertainment services are not available, such as parks, cafes, and lounges.
Note: This is a description of the village in the past, but the village currently does not differ from the city in terms of providing services in it: electricity, roads, schools, health services and social institutions.